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we're back at 7:26. . good morning. d.c. dysfunction. just five days left for the two sides to strike a budget deal and avoid a government shutdown. is the threat real or another manufactured crisis? standing her ground. georgeimmerman's wife speaks out in an exclusive live interview. her first since that very public confrontation with her estranged husband. >> i don't know what he's capable of. >> this morning what she says really happened and why she hasn't pressed charges. and comeback kids. in a thrilling finish, team usa sails to victory to keep america's cup right where it belongs. >> the stars and stripes say it
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all. >> the winning team is celebrating with us today, thursday, september 26th, 2013. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer. i don't care if you know nothing about sailing. this was cool stuff yesterday. all you need to know is that this team came back from an 8-1 deficit. won eight straight races and retained the america cup. that's cool. >> i hear they're going to play pittsburgh next. >> anthony from behind camera one over there. thank you, anthony. i had nothing to say about sailing. people will be excited when they hear how they pulled this off. today's top story and that
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is this looming government shut down. nbc's peter alexander is in washington. peter, good morning to you. >> matt, good morning to you. simply put, everyone is zeroing in on october 1st. that's next tuesday. if congress doesn't reach a budget deal boy then, federal agencies close. it's also the first day when uninsured americans can sign up for the president's health care law. so with the clock ticking, here is where things stand. it's getting down to the wire. lawmakers have barely 100 hours to agree how to keep the government funded or shut it down tuesday. republicans remain deeply divided. the talk-a-thon quickly dismissed by john mccain who insisted it is not worth shutting the government down over opposition to obama care. >> we fought as hard as we could in a fair and honest manner. and we lost. >> reporter: even talk of a government shutdown is putting
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the brakes on sales at this volvo dealership in northern virginia. >> people are being, they need to think before they can actually buy a volvo. >> reporter: a shutdown could mean furloughs and government and military workers would have to settle for ious and not paychecks. national parks and museums, even the national zoo all closed. bad news for tourists, but also for hotels, restaurants and travel companies that serve them. if you're heading overseas, better already have your passport, those applications will stall. as for the president's health care law, the white house still has plenty of explaining to do. two out of three americans recently told nbc news they don't understand the law. beginning tuesday, october 1st, anyone who doesn't have insurance can sign up through an online marketplace, called an exchange. what will happen is that people are going to look, they're going to shop, they're going to compare and make the decision that works best for them and their family. >> reporter: the federal government exchanges will offer
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four levels of coverage from bronze to platinum. a family of four in texas earning $50,000 could pay $282 a month after tax credits. the president hits the road again today. he's going to head to maryland to push the uninsured to sign up. remember, again, that first day is october 1st. this is a stalemate, it is a mess. even if they narrowly avoid a shut down by shifting the fight to another looming battle next month over raising the nation's borrowing limit. trying to delay the president's health care law. >> peter alexander, thanks so much. let's turn to david gregory, moderator of "meet the press." >> good morning savannah. >> we're days away from a government shut down and no path out but lawmakers always seem to avoid it at the 11th hour. do you think that will happen again or is the threat more real this time? >> washington loves to engage in the same destructive behavior every couple years whether it needs to or not.
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i think there are republicans, particularly leadership that don't want to do this. they don't want to shut the government down. universal feeling that the party that is more divided, that's republicans, will feel most of the heat on this from the public and that's why they don't want to do it. i think it's still possible that you could have a shut down for a couple days, two, three days depending on when the senate votes on their version of this bill to keep the government open. the house then has to make a decision. do they want to have another fight over obama care over defunding this or shift the fight, as peter said, over to its separate matter, that's whether or not they're going to raise the debt ceiling. there, they may try to delay obama care by a year. >> let me ask you about that. we have a date on the real dooms day. the treasury secretary said yesterday that we will reach the borrowing limit in this country no later than october 17th. in your mind, is that the real crisis point? >> i think it is a real crisis point because we know the kind of economic shock that the world and certainly the u.s. economy
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could feel, if they were to take that step. that's why nobody messes with this and they always end up raising the debt ceiling, whether they want to or not. most americans don't support doing that and the president won't talk about any kind of negotiation raising the debt ceiling because congress paying its bills that they appropriated. house republicans, especially the leadership think it's a more palatable fund that we're not going to defund obama care, but can we delay it? why not delay more of it. my big question, what does that get you in the end? what is the real end game here? the law is still the law and upheld by the supreme court and it's going to have its effects positive and negative as we move forward over the next few years sglp david gregory, much more on "meet the press." thank you for that. we should let everybody know we should be focusing more on this new health care law. its impact on you all next week across the platforms of nbc news. we also have new details this morning on last week's deadly shooting at that navy yard in washington, d.c.
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surveillance video is now emerged showing the gunman inside the facility. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams has the latest on that. hi, pete. >> matt, good morning. ten days after the shooting spree, employees who work in the building where it happened are still not allowed back in because evidence teams continue working, but we have a clearer picture of what happened and why. the fbi says family members of the victims were notified before the materials you are about to see were released. the fbi released surveillance video of aaron alexis holding his shotgun, ultterinately walking and hiding in the hallways where he shot his victims. >> there are indicators that alexis was prepared to die during the attack and that he accepted death as the inevitable consequence of his actions. >> reporter: cameras show him entering the building with a backpack, apparently with a shotgun and ammunition inside. he emerges from a restroom on the fourth floor holding the gun
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low and looking in office doors. another view show him coming down a stairway. a final video shows him l video at one point behind a corner as people scramble at the other end of the hallway. when the fbi recovered his shutgon. he discovered he sawed it down and wrote on it, end to the torment. on the body of the gun, not what you all say. better off this way. and my e-l-f weapon. ultralow frequency attack is what i've been subject to for the last three months and to be perfectly honest, that is what has driven me to this. >> alexis held a delutional belief that he was being influenced by extremely low frequency or elf, electromagnetic waves. >> reporter: the navy once used elf to communicate with submarines deep under water but shut the program down a decade
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ago. conspiracy theear thereristed s could be used for mind control. any kind of workplace dispute set him off. matt. >> pete williams, thank you very much. natalie is following the terrorist attacks at the mall in kenya. >> warning americans to be aware of potential terror attacks when traveling abroad. comes after last weekend's attack that left at least 67 people dead. islamic terrorist groups may be planning new attacks against western targets, but they are not aware of any specific threats. rescuers in pakistan are struggling to help thousands of people left injured and homeless after their houses collapsed in an earthquake. the 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck tuesday. a pakistani official said more than 300 people were killed. police in los angeles just took a suspect into custody
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after a string of fires overnight. someone set fires to six trash cans on a busy l.a. street and one of them spread to a business. it took hours for firefighters to knock it down. it was a commuter's nightmare wednesday for tens of thousands of people in the northeast. metro north, the country's second busiest commuter railroad was brought to a halt. a feeder cable failed leaving passengers travel between new york city and connecticut scrambling to find other ways to work. some trains are still running and the problem, though, may take up to three weeks to fix. now to wall street and what is moving the markets. cnbc courtney reagan joins us with news on smartphones. good morning. >> good morning to you natalie. if you are popping into your new t-mobile store for a blackberry. the company decided to sell t-mobile smartphones online.
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hertz is adding the plug-in to the fleet in l.a. part of the dream car lines and rates start at $500 per day and 49 cents per mile after the first 75 miles. natalie. >> $500 a day. that's a lot. courtney reagan, thank you so much. one wrong turn was a blessing in disguise. entered a half marathon in ontario as a training run for a full marathon but halfway through apparently she missed the turn off and continued on the full marathon course. eventually she figured it out and also noticed she was the frontrunner in the women's category. she kept on going and ended up winning at 3:11 and also qualified for the boston marathon. good for her. >> incredible. and an airplane stunt getting a lot of attention on the internet. taken at an air base in a antarcti antarctica. just a few feet above the heads
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of people on the ground. called flat hatting -- >> or terrifying. >> some pilots say it's just reckless. no one moved on the ground just stood there and watched. >> frozen in fear. >> crazy. >> oh, my goodness. i'd be running. >> qulm i'm happy you reported the commuter nightmare. you know who is really happy? bob, you were actually telling the truth? >> i was. >> exactly. >> we believe you now. mr. roker is here with a check of the weather. >> by the way, they want their jackets back. big changes as far as our temperatures are concerned. look at this, we have really cool conditions out west. that's where the jet stream dips way down to the south and then here in the midwest, it goes way up to the north, we're looking at warmer than normal temperatures. out west today, billings, 22 degrees below normal at 52. las vegas, 76 degrees. that's 17 degrees below normal.
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in fact, kind of crazy. minnesota, minneapolis will get up to 84 degrees today. that's warmer than they will be in las vegas. wichita 91 and dallas will see a high of 95 and 10 degrees above normal. showers and a few snowflakes making their way up through the main, the northern plains. beautiful weather in the northeast. some fog in central kentucky. look for some showers and thunderstorms in miami, high of 90 degrees. your local forecast is coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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good morning. 7:14. temperatures are going to be comfortable. but we have a red flag warning in place due to the clear start, gusty winds, low humidity across the bay area. that red flag warning stands for elevations above 1,000 feet to 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. on the way to livermore, 75 in fremont and 69 in san francisco, running about 3 to 5 degrees warmer than yesterday. into the all important weekend, temperatures are looking comfortable. . >> and that's your latest weather, savannah. >> al, can you make a remark about someone's jacket when someone over there. >> ed mcmann. >> i thought you were saying carson daly. >> if you are supposed to diss somebody about a joke, you should get it. >> i didn't hear it. don't look at me like that. now one of the most remarkable comebacks in history. the team of oracle, usa, is
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celebrating america's cup sailing race after facing seemingly insurmountable odds. mike, ghorm to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. how are you? in terms of the comebacks, you have to go to the 2004 red sox that dug themselves out of an 0-3 hole. on the way, they reversed the curse of the world series. in this case, larry ellison's oracle team, steamingly dead in the water, an acintronishing eight straight wins to hold onto the cup. halfway through, the winner take all 19th race, oracle took the load over new zealand and never gave it up, winning by a comfortable 44 seconds. >> america's cup will stay in america. >> vindication for oracle ceo larry ellison the billionaire whose rebate for america's cup led to these 13 story high airborne gazelles that can fly at 50 miles an hour but are
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fragile and breath taking and dangerous. julian guthrie's book is a profile of a mag nate and sportsman, given i driven more by the need to win than the desire to publicize his own event or company. >> his focus was on figuring out a way, healthy, to get this team to be victorious. >> there were fans excited about the new race fornlths in sight of land. >> just the other day, they tapped each other, it's like nascar in the water with no breakbrakes. >> reporter: america's cups with a rich man's sport. in the same format, still so. still the lines grew as the epic comeback gained steam. >> i think this regatta, again, it was the most magnificent spectacle i've ever seen on the water. >> reporter: these racers are a world away from the graceful j boats from the early 20th century, gary johnson, veteran,
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said it came down to two boats on a windy day trying to be first around the track. >> i don't think things changed at all. >> reporter: no change at the top of the sailing world, either. well, after the race, ellison said he heard from one challenger for the next go-around. he expects it to be more challenges. this time, they were only willing and able to to ante up. these things cost a few dollars. >> 500, mike, thank you, meanwhile, $500 million to meld this effort to retain the cup and to win it and retain it. >> pretty amazing, wow! >> meanwhile, i was in newport, rhode island in 1983 when america lost the america's cup in 133 years. that was jaw dropping. this is a whole lot better. we are joined, by the way, by members of oracle team usa, guys, good morning,
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congratulations. >> all right. thanks, guys, good morning. >> just raise your hands, how many have you been to sleep since winning and retaining the america's cup? >> yeah, i didn't think so. so we'll tread lightly here him talk to me, words like epic, impossible, historic are being used to describe this victory, how do you guys describe it? skipper. >> look, it was one hell of a comeback. this is one hell of a time. we have worked for a lot of years now. we are fighting a lot of adversity in the past. i feel it prepared us for this. man, we knew it was going to be a fight on the water. we never knew it was going to be these epic proportions. one heck of a comeback from the guys. >> you staked every race for eight straight races. all the articles i read say changes were made to this boat after i think about the 8th or 9th race.
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in layman's terms, because we won't understand the technicalities. in layman's terms, what did you change to make that boat so much faster? >> well, it's like formula one. you make small changes. it's all about developing the boat. i think psychologically this team the people involved in this team, seem to do better when they're at that super higher situation at match point when they're facing the barrel of the gun, we just refuse to die. we just refuse to go away. >> we look at the boat, jimmy the rest of you guys, it is not the boat i watched in newport, 1983. most people don't recognize this, have we crossed the line? is there no going back to those older boats? >> well, yeah, it's the flintstone generation. this isn't your grandfather's america's cup. this is like the x games on water. man, these boats are very, very physical. a lot of risk. this is reward.
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standing on san francisco bay does not get any better than that. >> when it comes down to it, you did the nearly impossible. guys, once again from all of us, congratulations, well done. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. >> cool. >> so exciting. we just had one question. how did they get the giant american flag. >> we had to do it. >> just let it hang there. >> speaking of technology. >> mcmann called. >> i know, this is going down with me today. i thought i'd help you out, savannah. >> they keep moving the 1st down line on the football field. >> it's an amazing sport. >> i am amazed by that. >> it is throwback thursday. we want to check in with carson. good morning to you. >> that wasn't real? >> don't spoil it for me. congratulations to the guys. good morning, it is throwback thursday. we were inspired by the story this week that volkswagon is going to discontinue the
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production of that classic vw van. this is the actual scoopy doo mystery machine. by the end of the year, it will no longer be in production. what was your first car? we'd love to know yours. so let us know. i'll match some of these beauties with some of our hosts here on the show. let us know now. also, i'm having a little breakfast in the orange room, you'd like to come in, join me, let me know, treat me. i will go outside. i will bring you in. i will have a bagel. tell me about your first car. it will be fun, let us know. back to you. >> i like how you said, you were driving that hippy bus. if you were driving around, you don't remember. >> i was tweeting you. i would like breakfast, a croissant. maybe a crumpet. why didn't she file charges? george zimmerman's wife speaks
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with store-wide deals like 3 perennials for $10 at lowe's. ♪ good morning to you. we continue to follow breaking news this morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. police say a suspect is in custody following a deadly stabbing shortly after last night's giants/dodgers game. so far three people have been detained. the stabbing happened not far from the at&t park. san francisco police say a fight broke out about 30 minutes after the game ended. we don't know the circumstances of that fight but police say the victim's father and brother were wearing dodgers gear. >> a candlelight vigil will be held at san francisco state in remembrance of a student shot. san francisco police say they plan to tell us more later today about the man suspected of killing him. 30-year-old nikhom thephakaysone is suspected of shooting justin
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valdez, a water polo player at san francisco state. police say he shot valdez after he got off after muni light rail train. the vigil will take place at 7:00 in the student center. >> i want to check the forecast. notice it's cooler out there. >> it is, laura. good morning to you. we're also dealing with high winds and low humidity which is why we've got a red flag warning posted up for all of the higher elevations across the bay area above 1,000 feet. that goes for the santa cruz mountains as well until 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. we'll see winds drop off throughout tomorrow night. it's going to be blustery until then. 75 in fremont, 74 in san jose. staying comfortable in san francisco at 69 degrees, getting into the next couple days temperatures climb which is good news for the beach plans on saturday. let's check your drive with mike. >> good morning. san jose, you have a good volume
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on this camera shot. the map will show you the same thing as far as the speeds dipping down. north 101. look at 280 like yesterday, like tuesday, all the way up to cupertino very slow. 85 at the bottom, slow as we talked about the crash at 17 backs things up and it was building off of the 787 split. south 880 a tough drive approaching the san mateo bridge. two crashes. slow through fremont, there is the east shore freeway. back to you. >> not so bad. another update in a half hour.
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we're back now, 7:30 on a thursday morning. the 26th day of september, 2013. coming back with a little look at the people out on our plaza just behind us on what promises to be a pretty morning here in the northeast. hopefully it's nice where you're waking up, as well. matt lauer along with savannah guthrie, natalie morales and al roker. >> president obama is promoting his health care law. chilling new video shows the washington navy yard shooter inside the facility during the attack. we just chatted with some of the guys after oracle team pulling out eight remarkable
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wins in a row to hold on to the america's cup. a valuable life lesson for a group of teenagers. we'll introduce you to a high school football coach who suspended his entire team for showing a lack of character off the field. >> that's interesting. first, more than a year after, or after shellie zimmerman stood by her husband, george, as he waited to stand trial for the shooting death of trayvon martin. following his acquittal she filed for divorce. we'll talk to her exclusively in a minute. first, kerry sanders looks back at the zimmerman case and a marriage in the public eye. >> reporter: shellie zimmerman stood by her husband, george, at his trial in the shooting death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. >> we, the jury, find george zimmerman not guilty. >> reporter: he was acquitted of second degree murder charges and less than two months after the verdict, shellie zimmerman filed for divorce saying in court documents, the marriage between the parties is irretrievably
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broken. the private dispute spilled into the public eye after an incident at shellie zimmerman's father house on september 9th. after her call to 911, police rushed to the home and briefly detained george zimmerman. >> get on your knees! >> reporter: according to a police report, shellie told investigators that george punched her father in the nose and smashed her ipad. george zimmerman told officers that shellie's father was the aggressor and shellie hit george with the ipad. no charges were filed and no guns were found. >> here's what's going on. >> reporter: at a news conference shortly after the incident, shellie zimmerman barely spoke. >> she's not feeling that great. >> reporter: her lawyer telling reporters shellie zimmerman just wants to move on with her life. for "today" kerry sanders nbc news, miami. >> wwant to mention that george zimmerman sued nbc for defamation. the company strongly denies his
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allegations and shellie zimmerman is with us exclusively now. we reached out to george zimmerman's representatives for a statement and they said they were not interesting in commenting. shellie and kelly, good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> i want to start with that incident, this altercation between you and george zimmerman just a few weeks ago. you said he had his hand on a gun and he was threatening you and he said he was going to shoot you when you called 911 and he continually had his hand on that gun. as you know, police say they never confiscated the gun, they never even laid eyes on a gun. do you stand by your story completely? >> absolutely. i absolutely stand by my story. >> you saw a gun? you saw him place his hand on a gun? you had visual contact or confirmation that he had a gun and threatening you with it. >> i did not see a gun, but i saw, i know my husband, i saw him in a stance and a look in his eyes that i've never seen before. his shirt was halfway unbuttoned.
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and he was putting his hand in his shirt and saying, please, step closer. please, step closer. and so i think that just logically i assumed he had a gun on him. >> you also said to that 911 operator, i don't know what he's capable of. those words struck me, shellie. i don't know what he's capable of. they're inflammatory words, considering your husband was just acquitted on murder charges. were they used intentionally to raise questions, to raise doubts about not only his behavior during this altercation, but perhaps his behavior on the night that trayvon martin was shot? >> no, they weren't intentional. i really don't know what he's capable of. this person that i'm married to, that i'm divorcing, i kind of realized now that i don't know him. and i really don't know what he's capable of. i saw a look in his eyes that i've never seen before that day. >> if you don't know what he's capable of.
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he threatened you with a gun and you say he punched your father in the nose, why didn't you press charges? >> in hindsight, i should have. and i really regret that. but, i'm on probation and the officers made it very clear that day that if i pressed charges, we were all going to go to jail and i would have been the only one to stay there. >> you mentioned you are on probation and i want it bring up two dynamics. you're going through a divorce. my experience over the years tells me when emotions run high. three stories. his story, her story and the truth which is somewhere in the middle. but you also pled guilty to perjury charges based on something you said during a bail hearing for george zimmerman that was clearly untrue. you got caught in a lie. do you have credibility issues as you sit here this morning? >> i think i have credibility issues and i own that and i'm a grown woman and i made a mistake and i own that. but the truth is the truth and i want to always, forever more, tell the truth. that's why i'm here.
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>> you stood by him through this entire trial. you cried when he was acquitted. i would imagine those were tears of joy. >> they were. >> and then a short time later you filed for divorce. are you telling me he's changed that dramatically since the trial that forced you to do that? >> yes, he has. >> in what way? >> he just kind of treated me like i was disposable. >> you mean after standing by him? >> yes. after standing by him. he kind of left and i guess kind of went on a victory tour without me and i thought that i was living a life with him and that we were going to kind of rebuild after all of this and he had other plans for me. >> through all of this, with all you're now going through. with the divorce and this altercation, has it changed your perspective at all on what he's told you happened the night that trayvon martin was shot and killed? do you still believe the story
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that we have all heard from him? >> i'm conflicted on that. i believe the evidence. but this revelation in my life has really helped me to take the blinders off and start to see things. >> just let me make sure i understand. you now doubt his innocence, at least the fact that he was acting in self-defense on the night that trayvon martin was killed? >> i think anyone would doubt that innocence. because i don't know the person that i've been married to. >> that's a dramatic change. i mean, you didn't seem to doubt his innocence during the entire trial. you stood right there by his side. you went into hiding with him. you faced death threats with him. you lied under oath for him. and now you're saying you have doubts? >> i have doubts. but i also believe the evidence. >> one of the jurors in this case, i think it was juror said
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george zimmerman got away with murder but you can't get away from god. in your opinion, did the justice system work here? >> i think so. i respect the jury's decision. they saw more evidence than i've seen. >> and can you look me in the eye and tell me that you don't believe your husband profiled trayvon martin? >> yes, he did not profile trayvon martin. >> if you think trayvon martin were white it would have ended in the same fashion? >> i do. >> where do you go from here? >> focusing on myself. i lost 40 pounds since the trial. really taking care of myself and moving forward with my life. >> have you been able to file papers for the divorce? >> they're fild but we have not served. >> do you know where he is? >> no. >> have had no contact since that altercation? >> no. >> we'll keep it that way? >> yes, we will. >> shellie, thank you. let's get a check of the
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weather now from al. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by edward jones. near nearly 7 million investors already know face time and think time make a difference. and as we look at the tropics, there's nothing going on. i mean, it is quiet and it's going to stay that way for a while, what we see and, in fact, when you look at the records, the fewest number of atlantic hurricanes was two back in 19 1982:well, guess what? this season, 2013, we've only had two hurricanes and, of course, none making it onare shore of the united states. so we'll see how long that continues. don't forget sandy happened in october. 7:39 on thursday morning. good morning. i'm meteorologist christina loren. so close to the weekend now and i want to start with this live picture of sunol. the sky is clearing. i want to show you how dry the brush is out there.
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we have a red flag warning for elevations above 1,000 feet until 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. the highs are going to be warm in the east bay. 89 in livermore. comfortable along the east shore. 75 today in places like oakland. in the next couple days temperatures are going to warm up. >> and that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks very much. coming up next, do you have trouble remembering all your passwords? the cool solution around the corner. trending, tina fey had a bhit o oh, steer clear of kristen,
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>> pass words. if you have a more clever password, it's hard to remember all them. we met a guy who could make eight lot easier. >> folks are you like me? >> how are you supposed to remember passwords for 50 million things? >> can you remember all your passwords? >> i hate them. >> reporter: credit cards, health care plans, social media, online shopping, heck you need one to debt a latte on your coffee card and remembering them, impossible. >> spasword, password, pass word. >> pain in the butt. >> reporter: those are forced to dial 1-800 numbers and pray. wait, could the brains in the basement at purdue university have discovered the cure for the password play? >> biometrics is the next step ford. >> reporter: they think we all carry our own passwords with us. the retina in each eyeball is unique, retinal scans are
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already used in several countries as identification. could i put on some fancy contact lens and pretend i'm not somebody else? >> no, it's clever than. that it will fix that out. >> my voice is my pass povrmt this smartphone is recognizeing my voice, so i won't need a password. palm and fingerprints the latest version of the iphone uses fingerprint recognition and at this indiana kfc, staffers use their prints when logging on to cash registers. >> it eliminates the risk of anybody finding out their passwords. >> will i be able to do this to pay for my dinner at the restaurant. >> you can use your arms, face, fingerprints. >> reporter: that's better than my grandmother's maiden name? >> yes. >> reporter: what's next, dna? until then, well, time for a new password. for "today," kevin tibbles, nbc
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good morning to you. 7:56 now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. an east bay politician hitting the streets trying to drum up support for legislation that would ban public transit workers from striking. steve glaser has been talking, he wants california to adopt a law similar to ones in new york and washington making transit strikes illegal. negotiations are ongoing but it still looks like workers will strike on october 11. the agency has come up with a contingency plan just in case it would include limited b.a.r.t. service through the transbay tube with managers driving. the plan needs approval from b.a.r.t.'s board of directors. time to check the forecast. >> you know what, pumpkin patch starts up. you can take your family out to half moon bay this weekend. one of the treats of a bay area fall season.
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this does not look representative of the new season. the golden gate bridge, here is the sunshine, though, very chilly out there this morning. upper 40s to low 50s. we have a red flag warning, it's also very dry. we're going to see the breeze build about all day long. temperatures to the tune of 80 degrees in livermore, 74 in san jose and 77 degrees in los gatos. comfortable numbers but we've got the high wind alert in place until tomorrow. let's look at the morning drive, see how we're faring there. >> pretty well as you pay your fare across the bay bridge. this is the toll plaza. the cash lanes are the only things with the backup. but look at the maps, coming to berkeley you're fine. a lot of folks were eld up near university from one crash and back because of another crash which has cleared. we had a sigalert for a couple minutes through the area. very slow but recovering. very slow for south 880 all the way to fremont. >> thank you very much.
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it's 8:00 on today. coming up, a high school football coach benches the entire team to teach them a valuable lesson. >> it brought us back down to earth. a global fashion icon. designer torre birch on her billion dollar empire and battles with her exover her brand. the way to a man's heart. one woman's road to an engagement ring paved with 300 sandwiches. today, thursday, september 26th, 2013. we're from san diego to the
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city that never sleeps. >> we love today! >> we love al roker! >> hi, natalie. >> how are you? >> happy birthday to me. i waited 44 years to meet matt lauer. good morning, everyone. welcome back to "today." i'm savannah guthrie alongside al roker, matt lauer and carson daily. in a few minutes we'll get to a subject that sometimes is controversial. should women breast-feed in public. >> i think some people are uncomfortable seeing it. it's never been something that made me uncomfortable. >> i saw a woman at the park. there's a way you can -- i walked by and didn't think about it. >> with the help of our new mom jenna wolfe. she took the streets of new york city along with her little girl and a hidden camera. always trouble when you give jenna wolfe a hidden camera. first the morning's top stories. natalie is over at the news desk.
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natalie, good morning again. >> good morning to you guys once again as well. the fbi has released chilling surveillance video of the washington navy yard gunman stalking the hallways where he killed 12 people last week. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams joins us from washington with more. pete, good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning. this is video taken inside the building where the shooting happened. this shows aaron alexis i merging from a fourth floor restroom holding the shotgun low, looking into office doors. in another view, he comes down a stairway. investigators say he shot at victims on three floors and in a final video, he's shown hiding at one point behind a corner as people scramble at the other end of the hallway. he had scratched into the barrel of the gun "end to the torment. not what y'all say. better off this way. and my elf weapon." the fbi says he was mentally disturbed, believing he was controlled by e.l.t. or extremely low frequency radio waves. natalie? >> nanks so much.
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the estranged wife of george zimmerman made a surprising admission earlier on "today" when matt asked that she now has doubts her husband acted in self-defense when he shot unarmed teenager trayvon martin even though he was acquitted. here's what she had to say. >> i think anyone would doubt that innocence. because i don't know the person that i've been married to. >> shellie zimmerman filed for divorce less than two months after her husband's acquittal. the couple's private dispute spilled into the public eye this month when shellie called police during a domestic dispute. no charges were filed after that incident. a passenger plane on its way to the uk was left on autopilot while both pilots slept last month. the information was just revealed by aviation officials in england. civil aviation authority has not announced which airline was involved. apparently the pilots agreed to take turns taking short naps. but at one point during the flight, one of the pilots woke up to discover they were both sleeping. a caa official says he does not expect the pilots will face
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serious disciplinary action. a high school football coach in utah benched his entire team, not because they lost on the field. it was because he says they had lost their way. this morning it looks like some will get to play again on friday. nbc's joe friar tells us they had to earn it. >> reporter: union high school cougars are wearing the black and gold again. >> we've cleaned up our act. >> reporter: this week players moved from the gridiron to gardening and window washing. part of their new playbook to get back in the game after 50 players were benched. their coaches were fed up with the performance of some off the field. poor grades. poor attendance. and last week coaches learned some players may have been involved in cyber bullying. >> we felt like the respect level for our students and to the teachers and things weren't where we wanted that to be. >> reporter: players were told to turn over their jerseys. and they did.
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some with tears in their eyes. >> i was definitely sad because i love playing. >> reporter: they were given a letter signed by the entire coaching staff with a list of requirements they needed to finish if they wanted to play again. keep their grades up. complete a character education class. and do community service. during a team meeting wednesday night, most of the players got their jerseys back, but ten did not because they failed to meet the requirements. tough love that even parents say was welcome. >> you're held to a higher standard. and your behavior better be up to snuff. >> it really brought us back down to earth. i think it got people to do what they needed to do. >> reporter: for "today," joe prior, nbc news, roosevelt, utah. 8:05. outside for a check of the weather with al. >> thanks, natalie. mr. lauer! mr. lauer! come on in. there's this lady. she's waited 44 years to meet you. >> oh, it's going to be so disappointing. >> her birthday. >> how are you? nice to see you. happy birthday.
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>> there you go. >> wow. >> thank you for coming. >> that's right. thank you very much. making dreams come true. it's what we do. let's show you what we got. pick city of the day, houston, texas. houston, we do not have a problem with this forecast as we show you. we're looking at sunny skies today. 93. cools down saturday, cools down to 87 degrees with a few scattered showers and thunderstorms. not a lot going on on the radar. wet weather down in florida. that's going to dry out. looking at showers making their way through the montana area. we're looking at some snow in some of the upper elevations, wyoming 8:06 on thursday morning. good morning. i'm meteorologist christina. temperatures are going to be comfortable, but we have a red flag warning in place. we've got that dry brush out there. high winds and low humidity for today. 80 degrees on the way to livermore. 79 in concorde. 75 for fremont today, and 71
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santa cruz. still getting the warm temperatures at the immediate coast. we are going to see our numbers climb even more so friday into saturdayed, and by saturday when temperatures warm up, those winds will be brief. . >> and that your latest weather in there mr. roker, within we come back, straight ahead, that dancing dynamo, prince charles, what he is now saying about those moves. >> then at 8:15, global fashion icon, the billion dollar brand and fake new announcement. today, every new mom complicated a relationship with nursing both in private and public. but first these messages. a febreze car vent clip. which comes out on top? we brought real people to the texas desert to find out. it's just nice. very crisp. cool and fresh. that's what i was thinking! fresh. that's exactly what i was thinking. yeah.
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>> we are back now 8:11, what's trending today. we start with a question trending from the new york times. how much cheese do you guys eat? >> i'm god for 8 pounds a day. >> a day does not go by without cheese. >> you are not going to be surprised at all by what i have to tell you. that's right. apparently the average american eats cheese. let's spread it out. >> it is not 2,000 pounds, it's 23 pounds, though, per person. >> another day in my career. how are you? >> listen to this. >> you will have -- >> do you have the baby bel? >> anybody else? >> carson. >> apparently, americans used to eat 8 pounds a year, now it's 23 pounds a year. >> that's right. the figures are from the centers of the science of american's interest. americans, peter, basically,
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have turned it from a kind of snackfood into a staple in our diets. that's not a food thing. >> that much cheese? >> just a little hint. >> i got to make the most of it. >> baby bon-bel. >> okay. look at the swiss, there is 30. >> exactly. >> the amazing thing is he is here for no other reason. >> peter brings the cheese. >> thank you. trending on "today.com," the royals may be glamorous, privileged. they are like us in one way, they also like to get up and dance, look no further than chris williams and kate and who could forget prince harry busting a move, if you can call it that. you know who we have to thank, apparently for these moves. in a new interview, prince charles says he son has
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inherited his ability to bust a move. charles may be right, princess don't na, though, was no slouch either, who could forget her dance moves, back in 1985. >> who could forget charles' dance hands? that's a move, all right. >> as we mentioned earlier, volkswagon's decision to discontinue their van has inspired us to feature cars on this throwback thursday. the tweets came in, no pun intend, fast and furious. >> i'll start with mine, 1990, white forbe probe. i tinted the windows. somehow my parents let me get a personalized plate white ice. don't tease me about that. what was i thinking? my mom was like, are you a drug dealer? what are you doing? >> no, i'm a golfer, i don't know what i'm thinking. >> is it a play on vanilla ice? >> it's embarrassing. >> first of all, 1990, you are
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killing us. >> mine was a 1964 volkswagon beetle. it was cool, i bought it for $250. i drove it two years sold it for $150. >> could you see the road, did it go right through? >> a flintstone car. >> mine was a used 1984 mazda glc, within i was a senior in high school, 1989, i had on my plate, it said cheese loverment no, i could have. >> that's impressive. >> i had a 1982 blue toyota tercel with no power steering. >> oh. >> it was horrible. yeah. >> al. >> i had a '63 black dodge dart with a push button automatic transmission. >> oh, who you. >> i had got fourteen my next door neighbor. i mowed his lawn. he gave it to me. >> that's nice. >> he gave me a car. he said, it was on blocks in the
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driveway. he said, you and your dad can start the dart, you can have it. >> well done. >> that's what's trending today and back then, too. coming up, new mom, jenna wolf uses a hidden camera to explore the world of breast-feeding in public. first, an entrepreneur with global clothings and accessories. first a look at how she has spun fashion goals. >> it's the double t medallion that has women screaming. whether it's the clothing the jewelry or those iconic ballet flats you love, tory burch has more affordable prices. a multi-billion dollar brand cooked up ten years ago in the kitchen burch shared with her then husband chris burch. it opened and ten months later on an episode of oprah hit the big time with the midas touch
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there new york style center tory burch is hailed as the next ting in fashion. >> the next day, she had 8 million hits online. travel hit at home. burch and her husband divorced, maintaining respectful relationship for the three sons and the company they shared together. >> that is until 2011 when chris launched his own brand with a similar aesthetics. it sparked lawsuits. tory's company calls it a knockoff, chris claims claimed the two didn't compete, giving significantly lower prices. the two eventually settled out of course. since then, there has only been good news for burch, making world's billionaire's list, launching a line this month to rave reviews. now a staple of any successful designer brand, her very own fragrance and tory burch is with us now. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> let's let that soak in a moment. self-made billionaire. can you believe that?
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>> no, i really can't. you know what, we have worked so hard, our company will be ten years in february. we have a great brand. >> you had a billion dar company in less than ten years. are you the first to say you didn't start out with design experience, this was inspiration. a lot of women are watching this. they want to know how you did it? >> i definitely learned on the job, i would say, if have you an idea, a unique idea, it's a lot of work, but you can do it. >> you have expanded left and right. do you ever look at it and think, okay, what is too big? you don't want it to get out of your control, are you so much a part of what makes the prand special. >> we think of it every time. every store we open. it's a lot of thought we're strategic. we've had so much rapid growth. it's been measured. >> there have been highs and lows. we mentioned you had a legal battle with your ex-husband over his, really, did you hear about
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that? i guess the question is, i know you've settled it now. have you really moved on from it? are you two in a place where you are back to getting along and being respectful and this is behind you? >> we really have. i never wanted a legal battle. so from the beginning, i always wanted to settle. we have six kids that we love and it's really behind us. it really is. we talk. we talk about the. he has his own businesses now. >> so there is no hard feelings, you don't look at the success of c wonder and say gosh, that's a knockoff or a ripoff. >> i always wanted chris to be a success. that was never a part of the conversation. >> you had an unconventional path for a designer. i have to show a picture of you as a little girl. you kind of had the tory burch being then. you had a hand bag, let's show the picture of you coming up. i thought to myself, you never had one of those gotm phases, did you? >> maybe number i never had the
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goth fachltz i wore a lot of grateful dead tee-shirt. it was preppy. i always had a different kind of style. >> tell me about the from gravenlts it is a rite of passage. you know you are big when you have a fragrance, was it fun? >> estee was fun. it was a five-year conversation with them. learn d.c. science of what goes into a fragrance. >> can i try it? >> i hope you do. >> what did you use in it? >> we started with bessey bear a big fragrance my father wore. then we put sandalwood, man da rir -- mandarine. >> in your spring runway, there can be no greater ambition to bring back the fannie pack. >> we don't call it that. >> when you think of, this is a new passion. it's time has come what is old
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is new again. >> as soon as my mother saw it, we said the belt bag. >> it sounds much better. >> tory, thank you for your success. it's great to have you here. >> thank you very much. this morning on born today, we are talking about breast-feeding. we asked "today" correspondent and new mom jenna wolf to tackle the issues. good morning, nice to see you. >> noise to see you, yes, we asked our viewers on today.com how they feel about breast-feeding in public. nearly 10,000 responded, 38 said they felt it was a non-issue. 9% said they felt empowered. the same percentage felt embr rased as well. i didded to see where i fall into that percentage and check it out myself. >> it's a relatively modern dilemma in the course of motherly events the breast vs. bottle debates. when my daughter harper was born, i chose to breast-feed. as many can attest, the decision comes with both rewards and
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challenges. >> i say breast-feeding, first word that pops into your head? >> connection. >> connection. >> the closeness. >> difficult. >> nurtureing. >> i say nurtureing, too. >> and breast-feeding, but what i discovered was that it wasn't failure for me. i knew that i wasn't good at getting him to latch on and it was just, it was stressful. >> reporter: stressful and at times awkward when a baby's tummy clock doesn't match up with mommy's busy day. breast-feeding in public has long been a matter of debate. to test the climate in 2013, i set out with a hidden camera and one hungry baby. first stop the plaza hotel. next stop famous toy haven fao schwartz. >> within i first started and took it out, i felt like i was doing something wrong, you feel ashamed and embarrassed. but the more you do it, the more comfortable you feel. >> i even went to a fancy
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department store. >> can you balance the screaming and the fussiness with how comfortable you feel breast-feeding in public and one always wins out. i want to bring my whole mommy and me class here. >> for some moms, the challenges can take their tolls. according to cdc, 77% of women in the united states begin breast-feeding their babies, but by three months, this number drops to 38% and at six months, only 16% of bebs are consumeing breast milk alone. >> breast-feeding was the most natural and healthiest thing i can do for the my kids. >> campaigns like this one launched by the department of health and human services are aimed at getting more women to stick with it. but what about women who simply can't breast feerksd like suzanne barsten, whose baby was allergic to breast milk. >> i have every breast-feeding problem under the sun. >> she says she felt alienated
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after she started bottle feeding her kid's formula. >> it made me feel like i had failed. in my one job as a mom i had failed. >> realizing moms like her kneeled support, suzanne created a campaign for all women, no matter how they choose to feed their kids. still, there are those moments that can make natural feel unnatural. while harper was quietly having lunch at the apple store in midtown manhattan, i was approached by a store employee. >> do you want to go somewhere in private? >> i'm okay. is it okay i'm here? >> we use this for our customers. >> i agreed to move, while i never encountered problems in public, sometimes other moms do. >> i was asked to stop in a bank for someone to come over and asked to say, can you not do that here? it felt, i felt uncomfortable. >> before i had a child, i had no idea that breast-feeding could be such an emotional
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topic. if i learned anything so far, it's that while it's not always easy, most of us moms are just doing our best. >> the best thing can you do for your baby and your most important job as a mom or a parent is feed them with love and don't let the noise from society get in the way of your relationship with your child. >> incredibly well said. harper and i made it five weeks so far. this is a very important topic to me. i want to come back and touk about it. >> it's important to a lot of people. >> it's important to you, obviously. >> savannah, we missed you. >> these beautiful moments. that's our jenna. >> that's why i'm still on maternity leave. >> take another fews. nice to see you, jenna. coming up, would you make 300 sandwiches for your boyfriend just to get a ring? >> we will meet a woman that is doing just that.
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>> it's 8:00. oh, it's 8:30 on a dhurs on this 26th day of september, 2013. we have a shot of people at rockefeller plaza. let's go with it. i got to tell you this lady got upset. >> i was going to say. >> what are you screaming for?
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>> we love the "today" show. >> it was matt. she was screaming for matt. >> i know her. >> give her one more. >> no. >> what would do you for love? >> did you say something? >> i am losing my haefrg. >> they want you to keep it down. coming up, we had a very interesting story a. woman on a mission. her boyfriend loves sandwiches. she decided to make him one. then he told her, you have just 300 sandwiches short of an engagement ring. she took him up on it coming up. also, earlier this woke, we took you inside the hospital that women gave birth. coming up, some women are choosing to stay home and have their babies at home. >> with a chill in the air, it's time to get our gardens ready
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for fall. we will get timely fuse. >> wow. >> don't let me touch that. >> right now, can we bring in carson's cheese buddy one more time? one of the stars of nbc. it's good to see you. >> it's good to see you. >> full season pickup. that's a good deal. >> very happy about it at the border. >> very nice. >> it's a nice time, not only are you in the next season, one of the top story lines from last season, chance lor and the family had gone away. >> yes. >> i know it's drama, but just to have a heavy story line like that? >> you were smiling when you said cancer. >> it is a relief to have that story line. a different tone to the beginning of this season. >> one thing for parents, it is so real. perhaps, it's a part of the reason it took a while for viewers to sort of catch onto it. >> yeah, the strength is in its
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relatability. there is a great believability about the show. if you tune in, you will be tuneing into problems you face in your own relationship or family. if you don't watch your marriage, your relationships with your children are doomed. >> there is a lot of great actors on the show, you are tv kids, when you are not shooting, do you miss them? >> i do miss them, our oldest daughter has gone to columbia. she left the show. it's fascinating to see the young talent show up on the show. >> congratulations. this season premiers tonight on nbc. >> family night. >> "parenthood." >> we got some nice folks out here. a high green apple service day. what is going on? >> we are gathering sol tears all over the world for this saturday. you can find a project in your
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neck of the world of my green apple.org. >> and we have awareness of mesothelioma. >> it is deadly and go to cure mesa.org to get the latest information on it. >> good stuff. thank you. let's check more weather. we'll show you for our weekend ahead, friday, we got rain in the plains, wet weather in the pacific northwest. a slight risk of storms in oklahoma. on saturday, beautiful little eastern third of the country, wet weather and windy in the pacific northwest. rain makes its way into the mid-plains, sunny, warm in the southwest. sunday, sunday! again another nice day in the weekend. warm to mild conditions. more rain in the pacific northwest. showers stretching from the central great lakes all the way back down into texas. 8:34. >> good thursday morning. taking a live look right now at san francisco. our camera shaking a bit.
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that breeze is building, and it will continue to do so. dry northerly winds increasing just about all day long. only a couple of cities right now reported double digit wind speeds. we're working towards 80 degrees. 68 degrees in san francisco. we do have a red flag warning due to the wind and the low humidity. that should expire at 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. >> that's your latest weather. don't forget, go to the weather channel on cable or weather.com online. now, let's head down to washington, d.c. and say hello to willard scott. . >> it's a nice little day out on the river, baib maybe in a row boat, balloons, happy birthday. take a look.
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>> all right. willard, i'll take it. martha stewart will help you get your garden ready for fall. up next, one woman's controversial quest to get her boyfriend to marry herbie making him 300 sandwiches. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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. >> they say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. we have new evidence this morning. >> they have been dating two years when stephanie made eric a home-made sandwich. it must have been good. he joked, you are 300 sandwiches away from an engagement ring. >> the senior from the new york post, she got cooking, progressing, she decided to make those 300 sandwiches. she wrote about this journey in an article that has drawn a lot of reaction. good to see you. >> is this real? are you really making sandwiches in pursuit of an engagement ring? >> yes, that was the goal, 300 sandwiches, right? what i have learned is the journey is more important. with every sandwich, we learn more about each office. we have fun and made a lot of great meals. >> you have made 176 sandwiches? >> you share stories and lessons of the journey.
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a lot of people have reacted. some is positive. they like those stories. >> yes. >> some people said, whoa, this young lady is sending feminism back. she is becoming a stepford wife. she is doing what this guy wants to get a ring. how do you react? >> first of all, he does most of the cooking in our house. if he wasn't the kind of guy that wasn't worth one sandwich, i wouldn't make 300 sandwiches. first, it was a joke, come on, it's supposed to be light hearted. >> do you feel you have learned something larger about taking the time, doing something that pleads your meat, pouring your heart into something as simple as a sandwich. some look complicated. >> i have. i learned the impact of doing one small nice thing for someone else. yet, this is adding up to a lot of small nice things. it really does make a relationship. >> your sandwich 176. it started with a simple turkey and swiss. some are so --let get eric in
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here, come in here. you are the man of the hour. most importantly, do you have a fate of the 176 so far? >> oh, definitely the prime rib is my absolute favorite. >> that's this one here. >> a bagget? >> okay. >> do you take suggestions or whatever sandwich comes my way? >> it's a collaborative process. i leave work, we will go to the grocery store and see what's fresh. >> here's the real question. are you going to step up to the plate, eric, so to speak, when she gets to sandwich 300, is there going to be a ring in your hand? are you going down on one knee? >> oh, of course, yes. >> are you going to actually make her get to 300? don't you think she's demonstrated commitment here with 175. >> i would have married her with only one sandwich. >> had you only known that, you would have saved a lot of time and merge. >> it's fun. by the way, it looks good. >> precongratulations, you seem determined i think you will get
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to sandwich 300. stephanie, eric, thank you. >> coming up, jennifer hager looks at why more people are choosing to have their families at home. this is
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. >> we are back at 8:45, a look at what is popping in pregnancy trends, yes, there are pregnancy trends, meanwhile, "today" correspondent jennifer hager has more. >> good morning, guys. in today's culture, it is no surprise parents are following along. in "today's" mom survey, more than 50% posted a picture of the newborn after hours of delivery. the one trend that popped out is a little out of step in our high-tech society. from gender reveal parties to live tweeting labor, parents are tweeting towards total exposure.
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yet, one trend seems to be a throwback to a time when hashtag as a boy wasn't a part of our vocabulary. it's a choice many well known women have made, including singer/songwriter philanthropist elan is morriset. >> i didn't imagine myself have been the birth experience in the hospital. >> on christmas day 2010, she and her husband with the help of a mid-wife welcomed their son into their home literally. throughout her labor, morriset battled her pain. >> the experience was beyond pain. it was a transenddental experience. i just went into a whole other world and basically had to be the little soldier that i am and really focus on this new beautiful creature coming out of me. >> reporter: she cautions while it was the right decision for her and her family, the experience may not be right for
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everyone. >> i think once people know it's quite possible to have a really amazing home birth, in my case, i have no regretz and would do it again. in the same breath, it was not the easiest experience of my life. i think having it be an option, it's really exciting. >> it's an option that more moms to be are choosing. while still less than 1% of the total births in the u.s., that percentage has doubled over the past decade. >> being a part of that really intimate moment is, it's life changing. >> mid-wife lori walker has been doing this nearly 30 years. she is caught, her term, not our, almost 1,900 bebs. >> this option is meant a for women low risk. >> reporter: mid-wives raeg regulated state by state are determined to deliver babies and care for mother, but cannot perform surgeries like a c-section. >> we don't wait for a disaster to occur. if we see this is no longer an
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acceptable safe narrio, we will leave. we don't believe in out of hospital births at all costs. that would be irresponsible. >> reporter: some caution home births a still risky. a kornell study the largest to date, find babies born at home versus a hospital are strongly associated with worse outcomes. >> we should troy to do the most possible that we can to satisfy the patient's desire to have a natural corporate. however, we should try to do it in a setting where if god forbid something goes wrong the le sources are quickly available. >> reporter: understanding the pros and cons of a home birth, they still opened to deliver their first baby emma at home. >> as soon as i decide i wanted a natural birth, i did not want any unnecessary medical intervention that you'd be exposed to in the hospital. >> you were more frightened about giving birth in a
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hospital. >> i wanted to experience it in a very calm, loving and respectful way at home. i was opened to the possibility if we needed medical intervention, we could to that. >> your new baby will be born here. do you think it will fell more like a home? >> oh, yeah, i think it makes it a much more special place. >> and just 15 hours after i sat down with sandy and mark, they safely welcomed little noah xavier into their family, bringing an enormous amount of love into their home. sandy says noah is fantastic. he is health years gaining weight. his big sister is getting used to him being around, it is important to note home births aren't always bearing the cost of insurance. you can get more on "today.com. i thought about doing a studio birth. so did our executives. someone said, you want another studio birth? today there is a home birth. but my husband said no.
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>> smart guy. >> a lot of people are doing it, actually. >> it is, it's interesting. you get the sense you want to have your baby in a place that you feel comfortable. >> speaking of babies, i believe we have a jenna bush picture from back in the day. >> oh. that was a surprise. i thought you were going to say mila. she is the cutest baby in the world. >> she is, you have been overtaken now. >> that baby is okay. >> pretty cute. >> thank you. jenna, up next, martha stewart shares her secrets for the perfect fall garden. first, this is today on nbc. .
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>> this morning on "today" temperatures are dropping, it's a food time the take care of your yard and do a little planting. martha stewart is here with ideas to spruce up, prudence, plant, from the october issue of "martha stewart living." >> the leaves are changing, they're falling off the trees. >> it's perfect. >> there are lots of hints and tips, a big drop cloth, can you pick it up easily, put it into the composite. >> this is great. >> it's light weight, so you can fill that and drag it over to the compost. >> simple good will. use the rake.
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>> that is very good for weeds. it aerates the grass and picks up the leaves at the right time. pruneing, it's time to prune your boxwood, your shrubs. these are great long-handled prunersch sharp. you can snip off. >> how do you know you haven't pruned too much? >> it looks ugly. within it gets down to the stub, you have gone too far. >> i take off the protrudeing growth and not using the sheers. >> but when you have a plant like this, it's got flowers that are way past their prime, what do do you with those? >> take out your handy sheer, check this off. this is a perrenial. it will come back next year. make sure that goes into the compost, too. you will make a much nicer looking plant. i should get a couple of these off. it guess very quickly. pruneing is so much funnel. >> you put up with that lock, it will pay dividends in the
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spring. >> you bet. this is another boxwood that you can make this into a nicer looking shrub by careful pruneing. >> you see, i like this look than when they get all leggy. >> leggy doesn't look so good. >> help me plant the bulbs, what are the rules? >> i did an article, usually you use a bulb planter. you dig little holes everywhere in your grass or garden. it's so time consumeing and exhausting. i dig out a whole area or find a hollow in the ground. >> or a trench. >> and amend the soil, put in bone meal. >> why bone meal? >> lime, it helps the bulbs grow. special first time lizers now for bulbs. once your soil is all amended, then you put this, put your bulbs in the ground. >> the round side down. >> the roots down. make sure you find root.
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so many people put it this way, it makes it hard for the bulbs to go. put them in nicely spaced. then cover the whole garden with soil. >> you want to do this about how far in advance of the first frost? >> no, you can do it after the frost. >> you can? >> oh, sure. planting bulbs. you can do that up until december. can do it in january. >> let's get color. talk to me about here? these are planters. there is all kind of the plaernts. pots, beautiful boxes. why not bring the fall color into like your front yard, on your front porch, wherever you want to have a nice planter. so this is called a toutour. they come in different shapes. can you find them in the garden center. this is a fall grass. you can put gourds in there. plant colorful perrenials. >> that willing will nice. isn't that a pretty color? this is a fois kind of grass. all of that will look very, very nice outside.
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>> it's perfect. >> you can use it on a tabletop. if have you tables on your porch and you want to boutfy it.
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>> 69 at the coast. that breeze will b8d throughout date, and the red flag warning stays up for elevations above 1,000 feet until 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. [ wind howling ]
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. >> welcome to "today" on this thursday morning, september 26th, 2013. our guests all week long "america's got talent" spice girl mel b. mel b is killing a jumper this morning. >> can we see the whole thing? >> this is fashion right now. very on trend. we love it. looks good on it. >> we have to do a bit naughty with the red vibes. >> naughty. >> we love when you bring the naughty. >> they are spikes. watch it. >> my gosh. >> you saw that movie.
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>> you are terrifying. terrifying. we love it. >> why don't you get mel b to do our themes. >> we were saying the new theme by mel b. >> i would do that in a heartboat. >> that would be the end of it. hey. >> yesterday we played bono's impersonation of bill clinton. >> yeah. >> in case you missed it. bono doing bill. >> when i first met bono, he walked into the oval office and actually i thought it was a member of his own road crew. he wasn't really dressed right. actually, i felt like the rockstar on that occasion. i. >> i must be really easy to make fun of there so bill clinton had to get his. so last night, he was on cnn. he did his impersonation of bono. >> take a look. >> well, i'm irish, you know and
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we irish, we can imitate anybody. but the way i see it, i have been singing so long and loud at these concerts, that i'm hoarse, so i have to be careful of my voice. that's why all the charities only have three letter names. >> the shades. the bono shades. >> the mannerisms down. >> do you really know what bono sounds like? >> irish. irish. >> bono. >> yeah. >> can we talk about bono sunglasses the shades, those. >> he always wears them. >> those particular shades. >> we node to update his shades. >> i like them. that's his look, come on. >> right there. we can do better. >> it locks like he's about to go to woodshop. >> that's what it is. >> hey, bono, can you make me a
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birdhouse? it's a nice collection. >> you put your things on it. protective eye wear. >> i love. >> you can't mess with bono. >> he needs nothing. nothing. >> he's got a skilled drill. he's ready to go. >> don't make fun of the -- >> fantastic. >> put bono in that jumpsuit. >> all right. now here's the story that i have to confess, i don't quite understand. this is wal-mart has pulled a costume, a halloween costume. >> for kids, for todd lers. i think it's just because of the name. a small -- naughty leopard. for your 2t toddler. >> it doesn't look like a leopard. >> that's the real story. that's no leopard. >> it doesn't look inappropriate. it's no crop top. >> it's the name naughty help leopard. >> it's neither naughty or
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leopard. >> no. >> the control room is saying there is something in the ruffles that looks like a ruffles. >> the socks maybe? >> little spots up top. >> around the neck the pink. >> you can see the spots. >> ballerina leopard. >> a bad costume. >> they pulled it in the thing is, it's no longer available. >> thank goodness. >> they've pulled it off the shelf. you you can still order it online under a different name. >> stupid costumes. >> it's not really leopard. >> wal-mart said said it's never our intention to offend anyone. >> who was offended? >> they apologized if people were offended. >> is there any intention to offend anyone? >> we want to tick you off. that's how solid we are about our product. >> that was cracking me up. like. >> that's all. >> if are you offend by that costume, you really should find
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bigger things. >> get a life. >> you couldn't wear that costume for this next story. >> that's exactly right. the king of segues. >> there is a place in the u.k. that banned visitors. this can't be real again. >> everything that is crazy comes out of the u.k.. >> banned visitors from wearing animal prints because it confuses the animals. >> but if we offended any of the animals, we apologize. >> look how confused the giraffe is. >> are you a leopard? i don't know. >> it's a prep leopard print. >> maybe it would confuse the animals. if they look confused when you are dressed in leopard. >> here's the thing, the animals, they have noticed the animals have tried to communicate with those prints. i don't know how. >> oh. >> now i'm really confusing
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everyone. >> on the other side of that wall. i just saw natalie go by. >> the naughty leopard. >> i do love leopard prints. >> it will never go out of fashion. never, ever, ever. >> the zoo has brought in bouncers to enforce the ban. >> it's a leopard print, get her out of here. >> look at those pythons you got there. >> al! >> sorry. >> wow. >> the confusion of the animals, oh, he locks confused. >> there is a cheetah going, what the heck was that? i don't know. >> i give the animals more credit than the zoo gives them. i don't think they're so dumb, they think someone in a coat is a cheetah. >> i think an animal maybe is ingrashiateing himself. >> ingraciating, wow. >> you have gone a long way on
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that. >> the next segment elaborates that. there was a fox reporter, fox 40 reporter. >> that's another animal. >> in sacramento. >> a fox reporter. >> she was at the local zoo rorkt not wearing prints, though, she did have an awkward moment with a baboon named nikki. take a look. >> i am joined right now by nikki the baboon. he is trying to cop a feel a little bit. we're going to be talking a bit about the festival happening this weekend starting today. we will learn more, baboons actually love grapes. >> i love the smile. >> the best part you couldn't see, nikki's pals are going, yeah! . >> didn't even remove that hand. he left the hand will. >> nikki kind of covered it. >> look at the smile. >> hello, i got some eh!
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that's food! >> 2nd base. >> she liked it. >> oh my god. >> they're dating now. >> wow. >> it's fantastic. is there such as a respectful grow. it was respectful. look at him. he just loved it. >> didn't they train him to do that? >> he can figure that out on his own. no confusion there. she could have had a baboon suit on it. >> she rolled with it, too. she kept going. >> impressive, well done. >> that's what happens at the lodi grape festival. some of those grapes were a little too fermented. baboon got into the grape juice. >> what a strange block of television. >> i'm very confused. >> there is more coming up. >> what else, al? have you recovered? >> that's a bad baboon.
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>> all right. let's show you what we got going on for "today." >> not a lot weather, a few showers in florida. those will be ending. mountain snows into montana, into the dakotas, wet weather in the pacific northwest. show you sunshine here in the northeast. another fantastic day. more rage, snowy conditions in the northern plains, windy in southern california, 70 degrees today. it's going to be warmer in minneapolis at 81 than it will be in las vegas today. >> crazy. >> 75. it is a little bizarre. good morning to you. the time now 9:09. we've got high fire danger across the bay area. the reason why is because of this camera. over san francisco shaking a bit. that is due to the fierce wind out there. you couple that with low humidities, and, yeah, we got that red flag warning in place until 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. 80 degrees in livermore today. temperatures will be comfortable. we're expecting those winds to start to drop off friday night, and then a warmer weekend headed
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our way. maybe a few showers on monday. . >> and that's your latest weather. >> nikki, still hanging in there. al, thanks, up next, a new iphone causing a lot of talk online, why many of you got that sinking feeling the ad was fake. more right after this. imagine enough plastic to cover mt. rainier. what if we could keep that much plastic waste out of landfills each year. by using just one less trash bag each month... we can. and glad forceflex bags stretch until they're full. so you can take them out less often. it's a small change that can make a big difference. and for continuous odor neutralization... use new glad odorshield with febreze. woah! what? it's called a smoky eye. [ female announcer ] you may not be the best at new trends but you know what's best for your kids.
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launch of the new iphone, people were fooled into believing apple's new operating system waterproofs the iphones. it's kind of the -- >> it's a fake ad that went viral. it read update to ios 7, become water proof. a switch will shut off the water supply to prevent damage to your delicate circuitry. >> warning. >> not real. it's all over the web. people fell for it. tried. >> i would have fallen for it. >> the ad looks legit. >> would you put your phone to the test? >> yeah, i think i would. i would be that gullible i would put it to the test. >> one guy did it. he tried, whoa, ios 7 makes your phone water proof. later he posted, wow, i'm a dumb blank, after me tried it. so don't drap drop this in the tub or the toilet or the swimming pool. >> if are you that dumb to fall
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for it, how could you even -- want the phone? >> it says it switches the power off. so i would have fallen for it. >> how about all the holes in the phone. >> i'm trying to go for it. >> wow. i'm the dumb blank. >> i'm with you. i'm with you. >> well -- >> i'm trying to help mel. >> the ad looks so authentic, though. it's a good remind tore all of us to like make sure before you try to attempt things like this, that you check it out there check things out, first. see what other people are saying. don't dry that at home. >> another public service announcement, don't bring your toaster in the tub. >> yeah. >> we know. come on, willie. >> they said i could have toast in the tub. >> don't do it. >> no toasters, no nothing. this is kind of a strange
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stor story, newsweek, they had this story out. >> they were bought out in august. >> by a company international business times. they got this dress code. it notice apply, mid-drifts must be covered. you may not wear denim jeans, sweatsuits, low rise pants, sneakers, sandals. >> not on "the "today show."" see you later. >> microminiskirts are now more shirt, shaggy, messy, neglected hair not permissible. well groornlgsd business-style hair of natural color. >> that natural gets me. >> you can't dye your hair. >> i could have done anything else, to not be able to dye your hair is a bit much. >> i think it's pink or purple hair color. >> i guess when they mean natural, colors that are natural, if i had hair. >> shall we continue? it goes on. >> no open toad sandals.
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not a one. body piercings, any earrings should not be visible. tattoos, they got to be covered up. >> i would have been fired. >> makeover here. this is too much. isn't it? in this day and age? you can have rules. >> i think it's important to set the ground rule that you want, and i think you want to encoverage people to dress for the job they want or have. i think it's important to be professional. but in this case, open toed shoes. i have them on. >> regret it. >> you can bank for that time. >> my neck pad. >> and that tramp stamp of yours. >> yeah. >> obviously. >> it's unbelievable. it's scooby doo. >> drunk at the jersey shore last summer. >> i got the mystery machine. he's got scooby doo.
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>> that was a great night. >> i don't know, how about a scooby snack? >> okay. this guy's beard is disgusting. it's grow check it out. this san francisco man. right here. >> this is okay. >> but wait, there is more. it's become an online hit, create a beard design. isaiah webb is his name. he calls him incredibeard. he has eaten ramen noodles out of his own beard. >> i lo tf eyes. >> it gets even worse. >> that's the beard bowl. quite cool. >> the staring. >> that's fine. i got no problem there. >> yes, oh my gosh. >> and the man can still use his hands. >> as opposed to the happy meal beard. >> who needs. status fries. >> i want to know, does he wash
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the beard? it looks like he doesn't? it looks like he puts a ton of hairspray on it and momds it. >> he styles it up. >> he has a small family in there. >> change my opinion entirely. >> you couldn't see, he was wearing the naughty leopard costume. >> they're having a month could movembar. everybody gross out their beard. >> i need more than a month. >> i will say, you are kind of hairless. >> i am. >> coming up next, all the news you need before you walk out the door. >> plus our life coaches answer your questions, from dating in your 40s to finding yourselves after the kids have grown up. >> first these messages. >> you wouldn't believe how >> first these messages. >when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology,
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>> take a a look at home sales, despite rising mortgage rates, prices were up, except in the west they dropped 14%. the postal service gets its way, facing an estimated $6 billion in losses this year. it wants to raise first class stamp prices by 3 cents to 46 cents to 49 cents. if approved, the increase would take effect in january. you may want to stock up on some of those forever stamps now. they will still be good after any increase. for parents of young children, a recall you want to know about.
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about 30,000 tubes of sunscreen for babies and children may be recalled because the products may be contaminated. they include spf 30 and kids sunscreen lotions. researchers are raising questions about omega 3 fatty acids and memory. earlier studies suggested omega 3s found in fish and nuts may delay with aging. new research shows no different in memory tests among those with lots or little omega 3s in their blood. even though, researchers from iowa say fish and nuts are a healthy alternative for fish high in fats. the ultimate pool party in ohio, people went down a huge slip and slide and flew high into the air. it was a party isn't that right of autumn. it made a heck of a big splash. it was a giant pool, all right. fun stuff, being over to willie and al. >> nothing can go wrong there.
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>> oh! ow! >> natalie, thanks. three lucky charms?! ♪
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yer always after me lucky charms! whoa. i forgot how good these taste! [ lucky ] ♪ they're magically delicious out of san francisco police have now identified 24-year-old jonathan denver as the man who was stabbed to death following last night's giants game against the dodgers. so far three people have been detained. the stabbing happened near third and harrison. san francisco police say a fight broke out about 30 minutes after the game ended. we don't know the circumstances of the fight just yet. police say that denver, his father and brother were all wearing dodgers gear.
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about the plan suspected of killing him. 30-year-old is suspected of shooting justin gomez to death. a sophomore water polo player t at -- [ female announcer ] these are the crescents you love on a holiday. and these are the ones you'll love on a school night. pillsbury crescent dogs. with just a few ingredients,
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you have an easy dinner. pillsbury crescents. make dinner pop! [ pop ] [ horn honks ] kevin! toaster strudel, yah? ♪ warm, flaky, gooey toaster strudel. >> good thursday morning. taking a live leak at stan frisk. notice the camera was shaking a bit over san jose. that's because we have fierce wind throughout the day today. getting into the next couple of days, the red flag warning until 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. saturday into sunday temperatures will be warming up.
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>> you are looking to get -- the 101 northbound -- all wait back to the south bay northbound 101. north 5, north 87. all starting to thin out a little more now. the commute salgts shorter-lived than tuesday or wednesday. still slowing down for the area. southbound route through fremont and 808. tough through oakland and the lake. back to you. >> that was brutal. thanks. we'll be back at 9:56 with the next update.
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s >> welcome back to "today" i'm willie geist along with al, natalie and mel b. >> where is natalie? >> she disappeared on us. >> here she is. >> hey, we do this show for an hour. >> i'm pulling a mel b. she comes in late every day. >> throw her under the bus. >> under the double dipper. wow! >> you know, i went upstairs to get my notes. >> it's so nice up here, i'm stay up here. >> she's fine. >> you think it's time for brunch? >> get some coffee. i thought you guys were doing a fashion segment. i saw the kids. >> oh, no.
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>> it's usually called the watch. you look at it. you go, hey. >> oh, natalie. >> can't i just pull a mel b? mel b does it, it's fine. >> i got my wrist slapped. >> oh. >> you were here that day. >> i like that fashionably late to tv hosting. >> kind of 9:30ish. >> shouldn't you have a peanut butter sandwich now? >>let all delay. >> i'm going to ask everybody a question. do you like chain restaurants? >> natalie does. she is out of the question. >> i'm done there there is a few restaurant chain loyalty, they find dining usually comes down to which place offers the best boz. the consumer edge found the most popular chain was buffalo wild
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wings. >> i never been to one. >> no. 2 is applebees. >> outback steakhouse. >> buffalo wild wings is like hooter's without the girls with the shirts. >> i don't know without that element. >> i think the baboon wouldn't be happy. >> a family bonner. >> buffalo wild wings love that explanation. >> no, it is more like a sports bar meets a family oriented sports bar meets a wild wing phase. >> oh, that's discretion. >> it's much better than saying it's a family version. >> you can go eat wings and watch the game without the distraction. >> what distraction? >> why don't you walk your way over to the weather wall. >> i like red lobster, missile. >> i like this cheesecake
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factory. >> you know what, hashtag orange room, send us your favorite chain restaurant. we will get going in there, see what's going on. all right, for tomorrow, look at this, the eastern third of the country. fabulous. we got wet rain tomorrow in the plains. out west looking good. as we move into your weekend saturday, we expect more nice weather coming on in, sunny skies along the east coast. look for more rain making its way into the mid-west, rain into the pacific northwest with windy conditions, sunny and warm to the southwest. finally, drying out in florida, sunday, sunday islam more beautiful weather up in florida. up and down the east coast. rain >> on a thursday morning, good morning. the winds are certainly out there. dry north wind. you can clearly see the
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beautiful. 75 degrees in fremont. 57 for oakland. 63 in frisco. right around 74 in san jose. a warm weekend head oured way. . >> that's your weather. >> are you trying to get back into the dating game or coping with an empty net thinking now what? we put together a panel of life coaches to give you advice. >> gabrielle bernstein is the author of may cause miracles. stephanie is a former television executive turned life coach. i saw her in a bar last night. >> that's another story. >> can you find that one? >> good morning, ladies, good to see you. >> first up, we got dawn with a question about dating. [ music playing ] >> i'm a 41-year-old woman who is single for the first time in my adult life and entering the
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dating scene. how can i make sure i don't repeat the same mistakes i have made in the past. >> all right. >> what do you think? >> well, first of all, she has to get clear of what were the mistakes, i suggest she make a list, these are the ones i will not make again, also to know, she is 41 now, she hasn't been dating for 20 or so years, it's a completely different ball game. people tend to come with a little more baggage. she needs to make sure she is ready. if she hasn't done counseling, she might consider that to make sure she appeals. >> do you know what you want in a partner? >> i was going to say, she should make a list of what she does want and assess where they are at. see if he is up to par. >> let's take a look at the next one. a subject a lot of people can relate to. empty nesting. >> i am the mother of three young adults. i have devoted most all my time to my. while this has been wonderful and rewarding, i feel as though i've lost myself somewhere along
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the way. how can i go into reshape my life? >> this is a very common problem people have. >> very xhovenlt and the reshaping starts with prioritizing. it really becomes how does she become her own priority? how does she start to give herself some time for herself? one thing is to create an hour a day to focus and devote to herself in a way that is fun. maybe it's something she wanted to do a long time ago. maybe it's crazy. taking one action on that thing and moving forward will help her to discover her lost self. >> valerie, you can reconnect, too. you were so busy with investing in your kids' lives. >> this is an exciting time for her. i think it's important to say what are all the things i wanted to do but couldn't do within i had kids? i know she is mourning not being a mom anymore. but she needs to look forward. >> up next, a career question from between-year-old amica. >> i want to get over my
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limiting fears and take action in my business. how do i take the next step? >> all right. so, what do you think? >> well, you know, when it comes to launching your business, it's so important, i think, to make sure you have a really clear vision of what it is that you are going. i think that's her first step. >> i completely agree, she has to get clear of what it is she wants to release, become mindful of those fears, she wants to be willing to let them go and pay attention to the guidance along the way. weep ko watching coach me if you can. >> thank you, ladies, good talking to you. coming up next, raising kids through the generation, what really works ♪ let's face it. everyone has their own way of doing things. at university of phoenix we know learning is no different. so we offer personalized tools and support, that let our students tackle the challenge
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. >> this morning on "born today, then and now, how parents handle the babe basics years ago, how things have changed so much through the generations. katie peters is a mom. they are playing in the orange room with dad drew peters. they are expecting by the way a third baby in january. talk about back-to-back. >> it's katy's mom is raising three kids herself. katie's paternal grandmom has raised six kids, the first born in 1948. pediatrician ari brown the co-author of baby 411.
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first of all, dr. proun the lack of baby books. one here from the '40s. for example, breast-feeding. >> well, actually, this is from the turn of the century, actually they support breast-feeding from 1940 to 1980, though, with the rise of infant form louisiana less that 5% of babies were breast fed. today over 75% were breast fed. that's because we know the benefits. >> katie, you bottlefeld your first child, you breast fed avery. >> yes. >> how did you feel about the breast-feeding, did it take naturally for you? >> after cadence was born, i was terrified of breast-feeding. i was completely adamant against it. i did feel like a hypocrit when i chose to breast-feed avery. i did, in fact, love it. >> diane, you bottle fed your kids, but when you saw katie breast-feeding, that made a pretty big impression on you, didn't it? >> it did.
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when i look back, i wished i had tried to breast-feed. but at that time it was bond feeding. >> bonnie, what did you do when it came to feeding all six of your kids? >> a breast fed the first one for a very short time. he was really too hungry. i had too feed him formula. >> but back then, it wasn't a stigma against bottle feeding or breast-feeding. was there? >> i went to a doctor that had told me i had to breast-feed. >> really? >> yes. >> back then, they told you, you had to do it? >> things have really changed, though, dr. brown, when it comes to feeding? what about the switch to solid foods? >> i have now written six additions in my baby book, solid foods, the number one i had to revise every time. so we used to recommend back in the day, she started probably at nine months of lie.
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she probably started less than nine weeks of lie. that's because every parent thinks it will make them sleep through the night. >> i got. yeah. >> i got to say, though, it works. i don't know if it was just the right time. >> i think you were lucky. truthfully today we recommend babies start between four and six months of life. actually, we recommend starting high allergy foods like eggs, dairy, peanut products before a year of age. because what we learned starting high allergy foods earlier will prevent food allergies. we've had it wrong the whole time. >> buddy, diane, did you guys, your kids were growing up, did you know anybody who had a peanut allergy? >> i didn't, no. >> katie, you probably did. >> a lot. yeah. yep. >> what is that about? >> right, so there is a hypothesis that people think because kids are not seeing
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things sfliermt anymore, our immune system takes it out on us. we start developing food allergies, that's the thing, earlier exposure reduces that risk of the immune system turning on you. >> it's always important, there is a generational divide that you are seeing, back then, have the babies sleep on their tummies. >> every grandmother will tell you babies sleep better on their tummies. it is true, it's not safe. it increases the risk of sids. the other thing are blankets, pillows, bumper pads, all those things we used to have in cribs. now we recommend the naked cribs. babies should sleep on their back. >> a quick show of hands, how many let them cry it out? >> yeah. >> ladies, thank you so much for being here. coming up next, we got another family affair. the latest trends and coats for men, women and kids that will the latest trends and coats for men, women and kids that will keep you looking
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eat right, not less. [ woman ] hi! this looks interesting! what's going on here? would you like to try some hot cereal? [ women ] sure! [ female announcer ] introducing special k nourish hot cereal. special k? wow! wow! [ female announcer ] made with superfoods... [ woman ] there's, uh, quinoa, barley. i can definitely taste the quinoa. good! i can't believe that's less than 200 calories. [ female announcer ] ...to help you truly shine. this is a way to be good to me. [ female announcer ] nurturing yourself. what will you gain when you lose? >> this morning on new season new you, a whole family. >> apparently those big michelin man puppy things are out of style. the must-have trends for moms and kids, god to see you.
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>> good see you. >> let's launch in these, we want to begin with modern military the wright family. >> these are basics from the closet. you can afternoon up the look with a coat. modern military huge trend will start with mom over here. they have a versatile on trend style. i love this wool merino. more of a cargo style. on the kids from macy's, the bedazzle. and then how cute is this? >> adorable! >> yeah! >> so adorable. this is one really easy trend to pull off for men, for women. you can make it feminine with beading, pins, it can be masculine. >> all the coats, 130 or less. is that right? >> they're affordable. totally change up a lot there that is a beautiful family.
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you guys are looking great. let's go to our next look. those are moto jackets. >> motorcycle jackets. you see on the back of a bike. you can be wearing this to work, school. kia is wearing this co ballot blue. >> a nice color. >> i love that color. it's amazing on her. this is from burlington, $40, a tweed with a sheering in it. a fun little code, more traditional with a leather look on ariel. i love the leopard. >> i do. >> yes. >> a little black dress, it gives it an edge, a really great fit. >> you like those, mel? >> i do, yes, a really good look. all of them. >> i want to take the blue one off her bark i love it. >> you ladies look great, thank you so much. >> let's go on to our next look. this is the perfect popper. this is the capezi family. >> i thought the michelin look
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wasn't in. >> these are more fitted. the technology is so they don't have to be so gigantic. >> look how happy they are. can you doled in these. this is great. the one we have on gina is from lamb's end, it's a fitted jacket around $99. it's easy to pack. we see on dad, from the gap it's around $70. it has the style of the shirt. it keeps you warm. great technology if it will keep you feeling like you are not looking like you are in a puffer co. i love this one. >> oh, that's great. >> it ties the whole family together. it's a fun family block. you got the hood the color blocking a great trend, their jeans, boots, easy. a fun colorful puffy coat. they were good to go. >> how can they have a future in modeling. >> look at that.
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incredible. we'll write you a note. let's bring out our models for one last look. thank you all, you look great. these are the locks for fall. thanks, to all of you, too. we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. [ mom ] in my family, we're big cereal lovers.
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'cause that cinnamon and sugar is so irresistible. . >> we asked folks to hashtag orange room. >> red lobster. >> uno. >> chik-fil lay. >> i love chik-fil lay. >> keep them coming. >> we got red lobster. boom. coming up, kathie lee and hoda catching up with the stars of nbc's parenthood. >> their new column today scandalous. >> they call it
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an east bay politician is hitting the streets this morning trying to drum up support for legislation that would ban public transit workers from striking. steve glazer has been talking to
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bart riders and asking them to adopt a law similar to ones in major cities like new york and washington that would make transit strikes illegal. negotiations are ongoing, but it still looks like workers will strike on october 11th. they have to come up withan a contingency plan just in case. it would include limited bart service with managers drooiflg the trains. the plan, however, still needs approval from bart's board of directors. one thing to think about on today, this thursday, is high fire danger. let's check the forecast. >> thanks, marla. we do have high fire danger. especially for elevations above 1,000 feet. red flag warning is up until tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. temperatures today are going to be comfortable, warmer than yesterday. 74 degrees in san jose. 80 in livermore. san francisco, 69 for today. getting into the next couple of days, temperatures will warm up. saturday looks the warmest.
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there may be some showers looking pretty likely on monday. >> over towards fremont, south 880, traffic moving smoothly. at the bottom of the screen you see the disabled big rig. folks are slowing a bit past that scene. we have a slowdown, though, however, coming out of basically union city, fremont, south 880 starting to recover from the morning commute. the last of the slowdowns shows up here anyway. it's clear if you head down towards that san mateo bridge over hayward. not a problem now south of 92 where we see the orange kicking in. we're looking at the south bay with northbound routes continuing to improve. 101 and 680 to the airport. at 85 we see a slowdown still hanging out towards sarasota tomorrow. back to you. >> thanks. we'll be back at 10:26. [ woman ] my family already thinks pillsbury grands are amazing...
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i a pretty nice thirsty thursday. we're delighted you're with us today. >> we certainly are. >> yeah! >> well, here we go again. >> yeah. all the buildup. here's what we were all greeted to this morning. >> we feel -- what do we feel? >> here's what it says. kathie lee and hoda, their brilliant column. and i say -- >> i don't think so.
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>> we need to work on -- >> we hope it will become so. but right now -- >> i don't think so. >> we're building. it's a build. we have to anticipate, don't you think? come on. don't play with those buttons. >> do i really care? >> all right. have a new button. we want to thank everybody at t"the daily news." >> we need to find our voice a little bit. >> we will. >> on the front of "the daily news," this is lindsay lohan's half sister. and she according to "in touch" is paying $25,000 so she can look more like lindsay. >> but at a particular stage in her life. basically when she looked good. like 18 and 19. >> that's what she told "in touch." she had rhinoplasty, fat injected to her chin, fat injected to her upper cheeks.
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i'm 60, i need it. how were those injections? >> the quote she said was my goal was to look like lindsay in her good days. i'm hotter than lind b say. i have no problem saying that. >> michael lohan spoke out and said do you think my daughter speaking of ashley and lindsay would have anything -- i'm sorry. do you think me daughters would have anything to do with ashley when all she is doing is trying to ride lindsay's coat tails. i don't think so. he said of the surgery i think it's sick and pathetic a mother would allow her 18-year-old to do such a thing when dina and i would never condone anything like that for ali and lindsay other than a little lip pumper, nothing was done to either of my daughters. >> well, i think that's -- you know, interesting he would say that. because all you have to do -- i don't know about the younger
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girl, but look at lindsay's current pictures and she's not even recognizable to me. >> from her former self. >> and you are still the other girl -- ashley's father as well. she may have been born out of wedlock to a woman he was having an affair with, but you're her father. she's just going to have more problems unless you stop saying things like that and start being a father to her. because she wasn't the one that got her mother pregnant. you are. and you owe her -- if you're not going to be a father to her, then don't even -- i don't know. i'm very confused by that. he's equally the father to all three girls. >> he makes it sound in this radar online bit that ashley wants money from him. >> well then say that. you know? first of all, that's the biggest problem to everything they've gone through as a family is it's in the press. the only people it's good for is
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the press. the newspapers love it. all the tabloid shows love all that. but it's damaging to your family. >> you're right. i'm having trouble looking at you because of the massive pumpkin. >> thank you. >> not those. that one. >> because there's one on the other side, too, hoda. >> these are our pumpkin portraits. 35 days until halloween. these are carved out pumpkins by -- they're spectacular -- at the rogers williams zoo. in other words we're in the zoo. >> carson's in the zoo too. he's got his own pumpkin. >> our bar is getting bigger. >> it's starting to look like one. it's a work in progress, but we're working at it. they have 5,000 carved pumpkins if you want to go to that particular zoo. >> it's incredible when you think about the amount of work that goes into that. >> i've never heard of this thing called the vine.
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not the vine, just vine. >> vine is a seven-second video when people say say something for seven seconds and you say what is this, and it's done. >> very little that can be done in seven seconds. >> there's a comedian named jason nash. he decided to make a video. he said me waking up in the 1980s versus me waking up now. >> it takes longer to say it than seven seconds. ♪ >> okay. >> why is he in an oxygen mask? >> is that is sleep mask? okay, we get it. it just keeps repeating. >> i'm embarrassed to say we wouldn't have shown that if we weren't in it. >> that's how we do most things. >> that's right. if you want a sure fire way of being on our show, kiss our
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picture. >> tina fey is hosting "snl" for the first weekend back live. it's going to be so much fun. >> who's the musical guest? anybody know? >> arcade fire. >> who? >> it's always someone they don't know. i don't know if you guys saw, but on the emmys when she went up to receive a writing award, her nip slipped out, apparently. i didn't see it. did you? >> did you use the word nip? how disrespectful. to the whole world. >> you say it. you know what a nip can also be used for? >> yes. oh. we were trying this yesterday. not on each other, but it was being done. show them what it was. >> the iphone 5, you know how you're supposed to put your thumbprint to get it to turn on. some guy on the globe used his nip and it worked. it worked.
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>> i think it was j.r. >> probably was. so it's like a thumbprint. people are using their toes. >> they're using their animals like their paws. it's a lot to go through when you want to answer your phone, isn't it? >> it really is. >> excuse me. hello? i think it's a little strange. you need to -- >> get is grip. >> okay. so anyway, tina decided to have a little fun with her slip. let's take a look. >> hi, i'm tina fey and hosting "saturday night live" this week with arcade fire. >> there will be no more wardrobe malfunctions like at the emmys. unless you want to do one. >> no. >> it'd be funny. >> no. it's under control. it's not going to happen again. i forgot my shirt. i forgot my shirt. >> she does have abs. >> that's unbelievable. >> i wish i could see. i'm realizing how much i miss in life because i can't see four
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feet in front of me. wow, yeah, she does. >> so did she really do that? >> we'll have to ask donna in wardrobe. she was there. >> tina fey is not as young a female as lindsay lohan, right? >> if she's got abs like that, good for her. we met a woman today in the makeup room that works for the new york post. she is making 300 sandwiches for an engagement ring. that's she and her boyfriend. >> right. we just met them. seem like a darling couple. basically what happened is she made him a great sandwich. and he said great sandwich. 300 more and you'll get an engagement ring. >> so she started making sandwiches every day. >> something different. and she started blogging about
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it. the people thought who are you? what are you doing? >> you're setting back women and what kind of a feminist. he's been called worse than her. you're the worse boyfriend ever. you're a boyfriend -- what did he call it? a sandwich whore. i think that's a little rough. when i first read about it in the mpaper, i said i could see how that could happen. here's meat loaf, hey hey, more like this i'll give you a ring. couples do that because you're bored with life. but they told us today that in the past two years, he was always the cook in the relationship. >> right. so sometimes when you read something, the tone is totally gone. anyway, they look like they're having fun. a great couple. >> i think the people that have any problem with that are people that are literally jealous no one's making them a sandwich.
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you know? can't you just be happy for somebody? >> you're going to be happy for the next thing we're going to do. >> no! >> here's the thing about this one. there wasn't a lot of selection when it came to lyrics because of the lyrics. but the beat was so good. it's flo rida and pith bull and it's new. it's your worst nightmare. ♪ i want to see that bubble yum bum ♪ ♪ badabumbum ♪ bubble yum bum ♪ bubble yum bum ♪ now turn left ♪ turn right ♪ turn around you can tell what i like ♪ ♪ she look good ♪ she so bad ♪ she pick it up drop it down ♪ bubble yum bum ♪ bubble yum bum
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>> at least it's a new dance move. ♪ bubble yum bum >> add it to your curriculum there. you've got three now, hoda. i am in hell. don't let your children. they think it's about bubble gum. what's it about? what a bad role model you are for your two nieces. they're going to go mom i want to hear the bubble yum yum song by those guys. i want the bubble gum song, mommy. what's it about, hoda? >> what do you think it's about? >> bubble yum yum. >> bubble yum bum. anyway, forget it. it's a great song. i'm so happy. >> is it okay or not okay to flaunt your wealth? speaking of flo rida and pith
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bu -- pit bull guys. >> it seems crass in a time so many people are hurting. class is better than crass. always. >> i like your word play. >> thank you, honey. >> here's my answer. no, period. never, period. please. >> so how do you feel? >> never. >> yeah. that's not working either. >> there's a great program at nbc, it's the page program. we just came from the page program. it's tough to get in. last night they had a huge celebration. it was 80 years of the page program. and a bunch of people were there. the pages in the page uniforms. >> hoda was not a page. >> but i like to hang around with everybody. i think we have a couple more pictures with everybody. there's your boy reg. >> he gave the speech. >> and there's matt and some other people who are producers who used to be pages.
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>> it's a very tough program. people come up all the time, my kid wants to be a page at nbc. first of all, we have no say in it. and good luck. >> it's hard. >> regis wasn't any of those things. >> coming up, we're going to get to the bottom of why you're always late? >> and he's the hollywood star that knows how hard the parenthood can be. >> emmy nominated actor. >> peter crousa is here. >> emmy nominated actor. >> peter crousa is here. jamie to checkout, please. there are lots of "jamies" out there,... huh? but that doesn't mean we're all the same. just like greek yogurts. that's why i prefer activia greek. that's why i prefer activia greek. exactly, because activia greek is the only greek with exclusive probiotic bifidus regularis, and it helps regulate your digestive system. i love its thick creamy texture! mmm! the greek nonfat yogurt that helps tummies smile! activia greek... like no other greek yogurt.
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oh hey bernice. do i know you? i'm jay, and you're not nearly as old looking as these other ladies. oh, well thank you. [ chuckles ] bernice! he's a liquid gold digger. oh! he preys on women who cook with velveeta. be quiet helen. uh! [ male announcer ] liquid gold diggers love liquid gold. all right. people are always running late. >> like peter krause right now. blame the traffic. >> the kids and bad weather. >> everybody got stuck in the traffic today. but it's time to stop the excuses. get to the bottom of why you're always tardy.
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our relationship expert at drexel university and author of "social skills for success." >> hi, ladies. >> sounds french, but she says she's polish. >> there are some people who always say -- they sauls seem to be running late. it's chronic behavior among some, isn't it? >> it is. >> what's the root of that? >> sometimes it's overscheduling your responsibilities or tasks. sometimes it's cultural where everyone in your family has always been late. that's just the status quo. >> and some parts of the world are more like that than others. >> other parts of the country and world. people just don't show up on time. then other times you're a people pleaser. so you're saying yes to way too many things and you can't possibly get to them on time. >> but it could also be you're rude and you think your time is more valuable than other people's. right? >> i spend a chapter on how to make a good first impression. if you're running late, you have
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no chance of making a good first impression. it's also important to look at two types of being late. in the business setting it's unacceptable to be running late for a meeting or interview. then there's the social setting where it's a party and you kind of -- it's okay to be running late. >> you could call ahead like i did our hairdresser this morning saying i'm late. >> if you're meeting someone for a dinner, for example, and you're running late, it's not acceptable. >> what do you do in that situation? >> i always say, first of all, apologize for the situation. but don't spend ten minutes belaboring over why you're late, that you're in traffic, and the whole story behind it. it's adding insult to injury. >> walk in, say i'm late, dinner is on me. >> i'm sorry i'm late, it'll never happen again. >> but you could be late. >> we're both very prompt
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because we don't want to keep someone sitting at a table. there was a friend i met, the first time she was fifteen minutes late and there was a reason. second time it was 25 minutes and i had to pick up my husband. after awhile you say forget it. >> and you say to your friend, if this is going to continue to happen, we have to renegotiate how we do things. >> why can't people just tell themselves it's at 7:00. so i need to be there a quarter to 7:00. >> why don't they realize it's a bad habit? can you break it like any bad habit? >> you can absolutely break this habit. start with today. look at your schedule and say where do i need to be and how many time is it going to take me to get there. and i need to be ten minutes early. and what a beautiful thing to get to a place ten minutes early and have ten minutes to be mindful of where you are. >> but then again, you don't want to be half an hour early to
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something and just sitting there and they're not ready for you. i've gone through that as well. it's not time yet. and i had to go sit in the lobby for a luncheon. >> if you're sitting around and waiting, you can start a journal. what does it feel like to be on time other than anxiety written. >> we're not writing in a journal. >> you've got though subway out and trains aren't running and you've got though u.n. it does happen. >> ladies, thank you. >> thank you. they've been in hair and makeup for hours, and they're about to make their ambush ♪ sometimes all you need is the smooth, creamy taste
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coming up, two lucky ladies are getting the finishing touches -- >> it's almost time for the big reveal make over. do you have a small problem around your house that needs fixing? she wants to know how to cover up the holes in her bathroom wall after pulling the towel rack off. lou, do you have that? >> i do. it involves this piece of wood and this special glue. >> all right. >> both those two things together for you. >> he's more of a manly man than you are. >> and peter krause is up. >> he's actually here. that's good news. >> peter krause.
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for our so slimming jeans. meet our instantly slimming, secretly shaping dresses, skirts and pants. slim, smooth, flatter. the so slimming collection. only at chico's and chicos.com. at 10:46 we continue to follow the breaking news out of san francisco. police have now identified 24-year-old i don't know jonathan denver of fort braeg as the man who was stabbed to death following last night's giants-dodgers game. a suspect is in custody, and so far three people in all have
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been detained. it happened near third and harrison not too far from at&t park. san francisco police say a fight broke out about 30 minutes after the game ended. we don't know all the circumstances around the fight, but police say that denver, his father, and his brother were all wearing dodgers apparel. we'll have a look at the forecast and check the roads right after the break. we all have our little tricks.
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mom swaps one of my snacks for a yoplait. i don't mind, i mean it's orange crème. and when mom said bobby was too edgy... 'sup girl. i just swapped him out for tyler. 'sup girl. mom never questioned bobby again. two can play at this game. [ female announcer ] swap one snack a week for a yoplait. and everybody wins. yoplait. it is so good. >> welcome back. good thursday morning to you. temperatures are going to be comfortable for today, but it will be dry and breezy to windy
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with a building breeze particularly this afternoon. highs, though, look good. 74 degrees in san jose. 77 in los gados. we're going to talk about that red flag warning in depth today at 11:00. first want to check your drive. say hello to mike. >> hello. folks looking over to the right side of your screen you see that big rig disabled there, but it is not blocking any lanes. it's a distraction with the san mateo bridge just fine. the maps show you the same thing. the san mateo and dunbarton bridge, and still south past the earlier crash and down in towards the south bay where your northbound routes finally looking a lot better. it is west 237 that has a slowdown coming off of 880 in towards -- back to you. >> well, mike, here's the question for you. hud bart strikes be against the law? one east bay lawmaker happens to think so, and he is taking his pitch straight to a bart platform. peel talk more about the law he wants his voters to adopt. we hope to see you then at 11:00.
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we're back with more of "today" on this thursday. ready to reveal our plaza ambush makeovers. >> "today" contributor and stylist to the stars lewis lacari. >> and founder of chicos.com. >> how were the pickings today? >> i have to show you. i don't think we've had so many people saying pick me, pick me. all of them. the whole crowd. >> so you have an awfully lot of unhappy people there. >> i had to sort of sneak in the back door. >> our first lucky lady is
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marina from los angeles, california. her battle every morning is her hair. she jumped at the opportunity to tame her curls. >> i'm here with marina and her mom. today she is getting a total head to the makeover. how excited are you? >> i'm so excited. what girl doesn't want a makeover in new york city? >> mom are you excited? >> i'm delighted for her. i can't wait to see her results. >> i know we're going to start with hair. i'm going to take care of all the fashion. you're going to be good to go. are you ready? >> so ready. >> let's do this. >> cute. i like them. she was dancing when we came into the studio. just so you know. keep your blindfold on. here is marina before. let's see the new you. >> oh! oh wow! >> hannah, take off your blindfold. >> oh, my gosh!
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>> whoa. hello, hair. wow. oh, my gosh. >> do you think you're julianne moore or what? >> something like that. >> look at camera 12. lewis, tell us about the hair. >> we went from california cool to new york glamour. this is the epitome. her color was one of those in between colors. i said let's go for it. i made her this soft believable, yes it is kathie lee. >> makes a statement, baby. >> softened her curls. she can still wash and run out of the house and wear it curly. or blow it dry. >> tell us about that hot little number. >> so she is in the season's hottest trend which is the leather jacket. what i love about this is you can throw it over a fancier dress, you can make it more wearable for daytime. it's from andrew martin and the
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great dress from laundry. it was made for her. issue stunning. >> mom, what do you think? >> i'm speechless. >> doesn't happen often. >> and big round of applause. >> you can join your mom. >> our second lady today is jane. she is 60 young. as an inspector for the department of agriculture, her daily is jeans and a t-shirt. she gets a chance to glam it up for the day. >> i'm here with jenny and her husband tom. is this what you thought today would be like? >> absolutely not. i got up and i thought i was going to see al roker and tell me about the weather. >> we can make al happen. he's going to see you in your brand new look. tom, are you excited for her? >> i am. >> any rules on her makeover? >> she's an organic girl. >> your theme is organic
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glamour. what do you think? >> sounds good to me. can't wait. >> that'll be a first. terrific. she's here with her husband tom and brother-in-law, mike. >> who's tom? >> right here. >> i know it was a tough question. i'll try to make the next ones easier. okay. let's take one last look at jenny. keep your blindfolds on, guys. and bring out the new organic jenny. wow. >> oh, my gosh. >> all right. she's organic. take off the blindfolds. >> whoa! wow. >> you ready to see, jenny? take a look at yourself, sweet heart. you look hot. >> you do. >> jenny is more organic. we kept it simple. frosted hair. it's slowly going out of style. the highlights are much more subtle. the nuances are much -- they
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blend more. >> they date you now, don't they? >> yeah. you lo a little behind. what i did was i gave her the softer, warmer, light golden blond color. and then gave her this great hair cut. emphasized the bangs to give her the instant style. and she got the smokey eye. >> the dress is a great pick. >> great pick. if you really want to flatter your figure, it's all about the color block dresses. those panels create a tiny little waist and you said organic. this is my version of organic glamour. >> she looks great. >> thank you so much, everybody. thank you. good to have you here. >> nice job, guys. >> all right. coming up, peter krause on one minute. that's all it takes, to help make a kid's wish come true.
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actor director and producer peter krause has been on the small screen with several roles in highly acclaimed shows like "six feet under." >> audiences have fallen in love with his character, adam braverman on "parenthood." as a father of three kids including one with asperger's syndrome. >> hank told me to take 10,000
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pictures. >> what do you mean? >> when did you see hank? >> i saw him yesterday. i walked to his shop. >> you walked by yourself to his shop? >> yeah. he's in my radius. it's in my radius, so i'm allowed. >> how long were you there? >> i got there at 12:36 and left at 2:17. >> you were there for two hours? >> no 1 hour and 41 minutes. >> okay. >> to be precise. >> exactly. >> at least he wasn't late. >> i'm sorry about that. i got caught in traffic. >> we've heard that one before. >> it's nice to see you again. >> nice to see you too. >> congrats on the success of the show. this is one that people werenwh happen with this. >> people are loving it. writing is great. acting. wasn't originally getting the numbers you wanted. >> we had a devoted yet smaller audience than with epted. we've kept our audience. >> they let the networks know if shows are in danger. they really threaten.
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>> you have that crazy following threatening. >> that's great. >> i hope so. >> that i only to understand is a good sign. >> it's is a very good sign. network presidents like to experiment to see what will work. bob thankfully has chosen "parenthood" as something he wants to stick by. >> why do you think it hit the sweet spot with a lot of people. >> i think it's relatable. people realized if they didn't watch parenthood, their own relationships were probably going to be doomed. >> so there was incentive. >> put the fear of god in them. >> that works. i knew it was going to be excellent when i knew ron howard was involved as one of the producers. >> this is loosely based on the film with the same name with steve martin.
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back in the late '80s. >> when hoda was born. >> your real life girlfriend plays your sister. >> that is just sick. >> wowsa krause. >> we keep things separate. come on. >> do you ever get confused? >> i hope mom and dad don't come in. >> that is sick. that's really sick. >> trying to keep things spicy at home. make sure the door's locked, sis. >> come on. you got to tease about it some time. >> i know. >> how long have you guys been going out? >> they stay home, it sounds like. >> i think coming up on four years. >> oh, wow. is there any sibling rivalry between you? >> not at all. >> this line of questioning is never going away. never, ever.
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>> do you look alike? >> you're sick. >> do you make sandwiches -- does she make sandwiches for you? >> no. >> peter, thank you. we wish you good luck. we really do. >> great pleasure. i think you've hit your stride now. >> thank you very much. >> you can catch the season premiere tonight here on nbc. >> there you go. and you said you needed help around the house, so we heard you. we called in the expert lou. >> quick fixes inside and outside your home. >> coming up right after this. [ female announcer ] ladies and gentlemen i'm here to say a few words about the power of baking stuff with nestle toll house morsels. you can heal a broken heart with a bundt cake. make a monday mornin' feel like a friday afternoon with some nestle toll house morsels. let's close our laptops and open our ovens. these things don't bake themselves. we have to bake them for one another. we can bake the world a better place
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time now for ask lou where we show you how to fix the pesky problems around the house. >> today lou manfredini is here with us. tools to get you going, baby. >> hey, lou. >> i'm not going to make you any
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sandwiches. >> all right. our first question is from brenna. is there a way to fix holes by a towel holder that pulled from the wall. >> in the same spot. now we've got a hole there i can't put anything in. get a nice, clean, piece of wood. that is larger than her towel par. >> okay. >> then this brackets that hold this in place, she's going to mound that to the wood. >> so it's going to be the wood now holding the towel thing. yes. then you can paint it. >> you can paint it. you can either screw it onto the wall or this is a really cool glue called power grab that you can glue right onto the wall. it will stay right there. >> take it and stick it. >> i love that. all right. >> debra wants to know how do you install a dimmer switch? >> i'm always a little leery
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about this topic, because electrical you need to have -- >> a license. >> well, you don't need to be a licensed electrician in but you have to understand how electricity works. >> yeah. >> the most important thing is kill the power. this is the which you have now. go to the basement, the mechanical room and flip breakers until that light goes out. when that light is out, we know the power's out. this little panel comes out. the switch comes out. and these wires, there's a green, red, and white. you're going to take these terminals out. this is dead now. we can do this. but she wants to know. now, here's the new dimmer. and there's three wires. >> and one of them isn't wiet. >> the green goes with the green. the other two go there. put that back in. >> oh, see, that would scare me. >> i know. and it comes with really good instructions. the key is the power has to be off. >> rachel wants to know what's the best clear coat that can
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endure weather for all outdoor furniture? >> there are some that do not deliver, aren't there? >> the trick of the trade is a product called spar varnish. you can find it in different shades. here is the trick of the trade. this is mineral spirits. the first coat you're going to apply, you're going to thin it. and you're going to use that -- this has been thinned a bit. and you're going to apply it to the wood. look at the rich color that comes out. >> this is filthy though. shouldn't you have a clean one first or does it not matter? >> i sanded it. >> say sand it, so we know. >> she's yelling at lou. >> and people are pointing fingers. then you apply that first coat, okay? just remember -- >> after you sand it. >> -- i was on time. >> but you haven't made us a sandwich. >> i will. i'm good at that. that first one with the mineral
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spirits, draws it into the wood. then when it dries, you sand it -- >> again. >> and then two full coats of spar varnish. >> this is the last one. i cut a hole to install a dog door. and it didn't fit. >> here's the picture. she got the dog for free and now it's costing her a fortune. she made the opening too big. again, with the piece of wood -- >> you're big with the wood thing. >> you're going to picture frame the dog door. it's going to look nice. this can be painted, caulked and woof. >> for even more money. >> and thanks for bringing your wife. she is lovely. you want more veggies for your kids? we'll show you how after this.
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in today's kitchen, what's coming? nothing. because we're just juicing. >> it seems everyone is blending up juices. this is a great way for your kids to work off the good stuff in the diet. >> jenny levinson is here to show us how it's done and she brought her super jonah. >> hi, super jonah. what a cute kid. >> he's thrilled. >> do you like these juices, jonah? >> yeah. >> you like how they taste? >> he's so enthusiastic. everyone is getting to the blending and juicing craze. this is a healthier way to do it. jonah, will you start by putting the bananas and the coconut in there? this is a green smoothie. this is kale and spinach. frozen banana, then we're going to add our super power ingredients. so we have got flaxseed, hemp seed, a chocolate protein powder which is vegan.
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and cocoa dark chocolate. we add that to it. kathie lee, do the almond milk. >> how many cubes in there? two or three. >> you've got a frozen banana, so it'll be cold. >> the greens are the healthiest part. then we're going to zhuszh it up a little. then you mix it up. >> i think we should have jonah taste. >> here you go, jonah. >> he's so excited about it. go for it. have a taste. >> it tastes good. >> pretty good? >> you could put a little splenda in that could you? >> the stevia. >> the next thing i'll do -- i won't make you taste this, jonah. these are the super green juices when you start getting into the juicing. cucumber, celery.
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people are putting too much of apples and fruits in there. look how easy in these juicers. it makes these beautiful juice. >> and that's just cucumber. >> yeah. we're going to mix them all together. take that. >> you want to try it again, jonah? no. >> he'd rather drop dead than blame that. >> i don't blame you. i don't want to either. >> this is super strong, i know what you're talking about. but you can add herbal elixirs in that. or vodka. >> there you go. >> i like to add things like tumerig. we call this the menopause juice. >> e the last one i think you'll like better. this is with the sis trus. instant immunity. orange, grapefruit, lemon.
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thank you for being with us. john has the day off. i'm marla teyez. we begin with the breaking news we've been following all morning long. police have now identified 24-year-old jonathan denver of fort bragg as the dodgers fan who was stabbed to death following last night's giants-dodgers game. police say they do have a suspect in custody. the stabbing happened near third and harrison not far from at&t park. nbc bay area's christy split has been talking to police all morning long, and she has the latest details on this story. christy, good morning. >> reporter: police do confirm that jonathan denver was wearing

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